1519, The Arrival of Strangers: Indigenous Art and Voices
During and After the Spanish Conquest of Mesoamerica
October 3 & 4, 2019 9AM - 6PM Getty Research Institute
October 5, 2019 8:30AM - 7PM Cal State LA
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This three-day international symposium is co-organized by the California State University, Los Angeles, the CSULA Art History Society, and the Getty Research Institute and is made possible with the generous support of the Seaver Institute. It takes this year’s quincentennial of Cortés’s arrival in Mesoamerica as the impetus to explore the events of and perspectives on the Spanish conquest of Mexico and the subsequent transcultural processes that played out in New Spain’s artistic production. Speakers will highlight the great cultural, historical, and artistic achievements of indigenous peoples of Mesoamerica in the wake of the dramatic and violent Spanish wars of conquest.
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